The Carrotbox - feed your fingers feed your fingers

Shop   //   Blog   //   About   //   FAQ & Contact   //        see my collection

blog


September 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

"Ups and Downs" ring by Portugal's Kathia Bucho, who "shifts between mechanical structures and geometric shapes that were extracted from their existing urban environment."


Bonus link:

Movable ring by Ben Hopson of Georgia's Hopson Kinetic Jewelry.


Also admiring:

Kinetic orbital pendant by New York's Phetteplace Studio (Sarah Phetteplace).

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The technique in her "Identity" series makes me think of corrugated cardboard but the inspiration actually comes from ancient times. Read about it and see more interesting conceptual work from jeweller Yi Cao, based in Germany.


Bonus link:

Silver "cardboard" ring by Croatia's Carlos Ignacio Bellante.


Also admiring:

Germany's Dorisse Häusler has tons of colourful corrugated cardboard wearables.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Monday, September 17, 2018

A sampling from the cat-alogue of Thailand's Komic Jewelry.


Bonus link:

Resin cat-ear ring by the UK's Swann Jewels (Kira-Louise Swann).


Also admiring:

Sweet little cat-head earrings from Japan's Barbotage.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Friday, September 14, 2018

Ever seen a ring... form itself? German jeweller Janika Slowik's "Blurred" ring does just that.

Check out her site for the video, as well as other works in clear acrylic (like the cuff pictured above).


Bonus link:

Hungary's Balázs Botos makes clear acrylic rings to be formed by you.


Also admiring:

From "Acrylic Adornments" by Iowa-based Rachel Andrea Davis.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: the UK's Katie Smart.


. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Pool and door rings, with perspective, by Latvia's Ruta Kiskyte. Definitely check out her site for lots of interesting work! (You may remember her old site, Hairy Sock, which I mentioned in passing a few years ago.)


Bonus link:

"Perspective" ring by Australia's Her Banana (Chu Kim).


Also admiring:

"Perspective" earrings by Turkey's Studio Nada (E. Dizem Ekicioğlu & Nazli Cangönül).

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A sampling of wearable art from Georgia-based Zinyo's Jewelry (Joey Xinyu Zhang).


Bonus link:

Australia's Rachel Laura Gorman has bunches of pretty blooms.


Also admiring:

"Luminis" pin by Spain's Rosa Nogués.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Monday, September 10, 2018

Here's one I've loved for years, though it's only a few months ago that I found the brand's own site: the UK's RawObjekt (Ananda Ung).


Bonus link:

More folded metal from AeraArtwear (Mika Kaskantami) of Greece.


Also admiring:

"Sweet Squama" bangle by Japan's Yusuke Yamamoto.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Friday, September 7, 2018

Aside from the tiny inlaid bits on the "bonus" link in this post from 2011, there's never been a suede ring on this blog until now.

But enough riveting facts from me. Visit Romania's Ana Marchetanu for the rest of this collection... and more.


Bonus link:

Leather chain ring by the UK's SlinkyLinks.



Also admiring:

Suede earrings by Onyah Goods (Becca Webb) of Texas.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Ring-Free Thursday: Ohio's Teresa Kiplinger.


. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Perforations Preferred: check out Russia's Irina Latkina.


Bonus link:

Perforated "Dune" ring by Pakistan's Zohra Rahman.



Also admiring:

Perforated earrings by Florida's Iris Ledesma.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Pieces from "When You See Light" by UK-based Yirong (Cathy) Zhu.


Bonus link:

"Lumen" ring with bright gold patch by arcanaAg (New Mexico's Amna Shiekh).


Also admiring:

"Morning Light" brooch in shell and glass by Estonia's Kadi Veesaar.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Monday, September 3, 2018

It won't be long now 'til we get the crisp, clean air of autumn. In the meantime, here are the crisp, clean cuts and lines of Japan's Januka.


Bonus link:

Clean, minimal ring by Japan's Sumiiro.



Also admiring:

Emerald-cut earrings from California's Vrai & Oro.





Archive

(or return to blog homepage)

2018  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep

2017  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec

2016  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec

2015  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec

2014  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec

2013  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec

2012  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec

2011  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec

2010  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec

2009  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec

2008  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec

2007  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec

2006  Jan/Feb · Mar/Apr · May/Jun · Jul/Aug · Sep/Oct · Nov/Dec

2005  Jan/Feb · Mar/Apr · May/Jun · Jul/Aug · Sep/Oct · Nov/Dec

2004  Jan/Feb · Mar/Apr · May/Jun · Jul/Aug · Sep/Oct · Nov/Dec

2003  Jan/Feb · Mar/Apr · May/Jun · Jul/Aug · Sep/Oct · Nov/Dec







The Carrotbox is obsessed with rings. Please enjoy your stay.

Alice Matsumoto · Vancouver, BC

AD-FREE SINCE 2003!
I only post things I find and like myself. Nothing posted here is ever an ad or a paid promo of any kind.

While the shop is metal-free, the blog is not! Links are never repeated so there's always something new.



Click here to shop online!



Archives - bottom of page

Blog homepage


note: very recent posts may not show up in search results — please try the archives




Please note that I am not seeking submissions for my blog. Thanks!









SHOP · BLOG · ABOUT · FAQ & CONTACT · my personal collection

© The Carrotbox – feed your fingers